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Piovani, Nicola

Overview
Works: 459 works in 1,042 publications in 8 languages and 6,597 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Comedy films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Humor 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, msd, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nicola Piovani
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
Joueuse by Caroline Bottaro ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lovely and quietly intelligent, French chambermaid Hélène ... comes upon a couple ... engaged in an intensely sensual chess match and discovers she has a knack for the game. This obsession, much to the chagrin of her husband and teenage daughter, leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor ... a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives"--Container
Welcome by Philippe Lioret ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and German and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee, Bilal, has struggled his way through Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. While training at a local swimming pool he meets Simon, a middle-aged swim instructor, who agrees to help Bilal, in order to regain the affection of his wife
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal."--Container
A month by the lake ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans, that is until Major Wilshaw arrives
Intervista by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Japanese film crew interviews Fellini about his career as he films the memories of his life as a young journalist walking into his beloved studio Cinecitta for the first time"--Container
De eso no se habla I don't want to talk about it by Maria Luisa Bemberg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated world traveller (Mastroianni) retires to a small town and is drawn to a much younger woman (Podesta). The smartest, most talented woman in town, she is in many ways a perfect match for him. But, because she is a dwarf, she has been sheltered by her overprotective mother from the realities of life
Ginger and Fred by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fellini's satirical attack on television in general and Italian TV in particular, portrays Amelia and Pippo, who wowed crowds with recreations of the dances of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers decades ago, reuniting for a nationwide TV special that features a list of guest stars that is both long and bizarre
Life is beautiful La vita è bella by Nicola Piovani ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benito the rise and fall of Mussolini by Antonio Banderas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rising quickly from within the ranks of the socialist party, Benito Mussolini became local chief of the Italian Socialist Party at a young age, where he developed his instinct for power and his talent for intrigue as he played off various sections of the left against each other. His dangerous rise to power ultimately played out against the backdrop of World War I and gave rise to a new and frightening government--Fascism
Pinocchio ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Da un pezzo di legno per catasta il falegname Geppetto trae un burattino che, dopo mirabolanti peripezie di terra e di mare, diventa un ragazzino perbene. (Morandini)
La notte di San Lorenzo by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in Italian and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the final days of World War II in Italy, seen mostly through the eyes of a six-year-old girl
Kaos by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four separate tales portraying Sicilian peasant life at the turn of the 20th century. The fables are united by their shared imagery, strong sense of community, final ironies and the clear, graceful way in which they are told. The characters encounter mystical situations representing ubiquitous human emotions (fear, joy, sorrow, love and passion). Also includes an epilogue about the author of the original collection of short stories
Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas by Philippe Lioret ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nineteen-year-old Lili returns from holidays to find that her twin brother has left home after a fight with their father. The trauma causes her to begin suffering from anorexia
Good morning, Babylon by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due scalpellini toscani, Andrea e Nicola, emigrano in America e cercano di entrare nella troupe che Griffith ha costituito per Intolerance. (Mereghetti)
Jamoń jamón by José Juan Bigas Luna ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hilarious, sexy, complex story of two young lovers, the pregnant Sylvia and José Luis. When they announce their engagement, his mother hires the town's sexiest man to lure Sylvia and break them up. Chaos and comedy follow
Stanza del figlio the son's room by Nanni Moretti ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le dos de la jaquette indique : "Ancône, un petit port au nord de l'Italie. Giovanni et Paola vivent en harmonie avec leurs deux enfants en pleine adolescence : Irène, l'aînée et Andréa, le cadet. Giovanni est psychanalyste, il mène une vie équilibrée entre sa famille, ses patients et son jogging quotidien. Un dimanche, à la place d'aller courir avec son fils, il doit se rendre d'urgence chez l'un de ses patients. Andréa part faire de la plongée sous-marine avec des amis. Il ne reviendra pas"
Fiorile Wild flower ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their grandfather, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious and magical story of their ancestors
Caro diario by Nanni Moretti ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooper, cruising with his friend around a set of remote islands in search of peace to finish his film and consulting doctor after doctor to cure his annoying--and terrifyingly misdiagnosed--rash in a charming and humorous look at his life and the lives of those around him
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
 
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Alternative Names
Nicolas Piovani
Piovani, Nicola
Pioviani, Nicola
Pioviani Nicola 1946-....
Languages
Italian (133)
French (50)
Spanish (25)
English (17)
German (16)
Turkish (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)